Rules, Games, and Common-Pool Resources


Explores ways that the tragedy of the commons can be avoided by people who use common-property resources.
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Explores ways that the tragedy of the commons can be avoided by people who use common-property resources.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780472065462
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press
  • Publication date: 5/15/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 392
  • Sales rank: 1,276,124
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Rules, Games, and Common-Pool Resource Problems 3
Ch. 2 Institutional Analysis and Common-Pool Resources 23
Ch. 3 Games Appropriators Play 51
Ch. 4 Rules and Games 75
Ch. 5 CPR Baseline Appropriation Experiments 105
Ch. 6 Probabilistic Destruction of the CPR 129
Ch. 7 Communication in the Commons 145
Ch. 8 Sanctioning and Communication Institutions 171
Ch. 9 Regularities from the Laboratory and Possible Explanations 195
Ch. 10 Institutions and Performance in Irrigation Systems 225
Ch. 11 Fishers' Institutional Responses to Common-Pool Resource Dilemmas 247
Ch. 12 Rules, Rule Making, and Rule Breaking: Examining the Fit between Rule Systems and Resource Use
Ch. 13 Changing Rules, Changing Games: Evidence from Groundwater Systems in Southern California 283
Ch. 14 Regularities from the Field and Possible Explanations 301
Ch. 15 Cooperation and Social Capital 319
Bibliography 331
Contributors 361
Index 363
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